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Spiegel Interview With Iran's President Ahmadinejad:
The Iranian President discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Iran's nuclear ambitions. By: Stefan Aust, Gerhard Spörl and Dieter Bednarz. (Der Spiegel, 5/30/2006) Read More...

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The Persian Complex
The author writes that Iran's quest for nuclear technology rises from a decades-old search for international respect born from decades of colonial domination by the western Great Powers. By Abbas Aman... Read More...

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Japan and the Two Koreas: The Challenges and Prospects of Confidence Building
Research paper that explores Korean-Japanese relations, providing a historial perspective and analysis. By Dr. John Olushola Magbadelo. (3/14/2006) Read More...

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From the Red Menace to Radical Populism U.S. Insecurity in Latin America
Before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, President Bush declared that the Western Hemisphere would be a foreign policy priority. After the attacks, all other issues took second place to the... Read More...

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The Shadow of the Bomb, 2006
Article adapted from The Gravest Danger: Nuclear Weapons. By Sidney D. Drell, coauthored with James E. Goodby (Hoover Institution Press). Read More...

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The Weaponization of Space: U.S. Strategy in Global Context
This speech considers how the Bush administration has expanded plans for the weaponization of space, and critiques this expansion. By Wade L. Huntley, Ph.D. (Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC, 26/0... Read More...

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The Russian Nuclear Arsenal
This case study examines evolution of the Russian nuclear forces since the fall of the Soviet Union in the context of adjusting the size and role of the nuclear arsenal to the requirements of the po... Read More...

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Iran and the Nuclear Question
Is it in Iran's interest to develop nuclear weapons? (5/8/2006) Read More...

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Playing to the Home Crowd in Iran
The author writes that similar to the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis that solidified the religious authorities' control over Iran, today's nuclear standoff with the United States and the West is intended... Read More...

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How Not to Fight Terrorism
The trial of Zacarias Moussaoui exemplified the Bush administration's flawed approach to fighting terrorism. By David Cole. (Washington Post, 5/5/2006) Read More...

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IA-Forum Transcript: General Anthony Zinni
Transcript of event featuring frormer United States Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni who spoke about military conflict and his new book, Battle for Peace. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 4/112006) Read More...

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How to Regulate Nuclear Weapons
The Bush administration is seeking to upgrade its nuclear weapons. However, the author believes the US should do the opposite and promote worldwide reduction. By Selig Harrison. (Washington Post, 4/23... Read More...

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Bombs Away
The author, a former arms control negotiator for President Ronald Reagan, criticizes the Bush Administration for no longer aspiring to eliminate all weapons of mass destruction as Reagan sought to do.... Read More...

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Iran's Sitting Duck
The arguments for using tactical nuclear weapons against Iran in an effort to destroy deeply-hidden or unknown weapons laboratories are invalid. By Michael Levi. (New York Times, 4/18/2006) Read More...

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A General Misunderstanding
Author argues that it is wrong to point the finger at one person, Donald Rumsfeld, for problems encountered in Iraq. By Michael DeLong. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...

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We Do Not Have a Nuclear Weapons Program
The author rejects the charge by the United States and some other western nations that it is seeking nuclear weapons. By Javad Zarif. (New York Times, 4/6/2006) Read More...

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China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
The Middle East could emerge as the stage for future Sino-US rivalry. Both countries depend on the region because of its vast fossil fuel reserves. China's low-key presence is preferred by many countr... Read More...

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Arab Nations Urged to Enter Nuclear Club
The Arab League has called on Arab nations to embrace the peaceful use of nuclear energy.(NY Times, 3/28/06). Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Ilan Berman
IA-Forum speaks with Ilan Berman (Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council) about Iran and his latest book, Tehran Rising. (IA-Forum, 3/20/2006) Read More...

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An Abrupt Climate Change Scenario and Its Implications for United States National Security
In an October 2003 memo to the US Department of Defense, Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall push the boundaries of current research on climate change research to better understand the potential implicati... Read More...

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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...

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Suppose We Just Let Iran Have the Bomb
Some experts in the United States — mostly outside the administration — have been thinking the unthinkable, or at least the undiscussable: If all other options are worse, could the world learn to live... Read More...

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Pressure Grows on Iran's Hard-liners
Support for Iran's hardline politicians is not unanimous. (3/15/06, Der Spiegel) Read More...

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Afghanistan: The Other War
As our attention turns toward Iraq, Afghanistan has largely been neglected by American policy makers. (The Nation, 3/9/06) Read More...

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China's Role Emerges as Major Issue for Southeast Asia
What does China's increasing role in Southeast Asia mean for the U.S. and regional security? By Jane Perlez (NY Times, 3/14/06) Read More...

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Finding Unity On Terrorism
Germany's former ambassador to America says the central challenge for the West in 2006 is how to regain the moral high ground in the War on Terror. By Wolfgang Ischinger. (Washington Post, 3/11/2006) Read More...

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India Is Not a Precedent
On the nuclear deal with India, Kagan says, there must be some adjustment to reality in international affairs. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 3/12/2006) Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Ted Galen Carpenter
IA-Forum speaks with Ted Galen Carpenter about China, Taiwan, and U.S. policy in his new book, America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course Over Taiwan. By Dimitri Neos (IA-Forum, 2/16/2006) Read More...

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We Can Live With a Nuclear Iran
The author writes that the US and the world community would be able to contain Iran should that country acquire nuclear weapons. By Barry R. Posen. (New York Times, 2/27/2006) Read More...

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EU Health Ministers Conduct Crisis Meeting
EU officials are attempting to find ways to both calm the public and prevent the spread of bird flu on the continent. (Der Spiegel, 2/24/06) Read More...

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